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Khan pushes ahead with ULEZ expansion to reduce toxic air pollution

Newly re-elected Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has recommitted to expanding the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in October this year to reduce toxic air pollution and protect public health. The expanded ULEZ will cover an area 18 times larger than the central London Ultra Low Emission Zone and …

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E-bike use ‘could cut car emissions by up to 50%’

E-bikes could cut car carbon dioxide emissions in England by up to 50% if used to replace car travel, University of Leeds researchers from the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS) have found. This equates to about 30 million tonnes per year, researchers said. Even replacing just 20% …

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New BITS project to “reduce CO2 emissions and increase bicycle use”

A new multi stakeholder project on Bicycle and ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) is aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 9% and increase bicycle use by 10%, within target groups. Under the BITS project, ten partners from top cycling countries came together in a consortium to raise awareness of best practices …

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